These micro- and supermicro-size social networks aren’t competing directly with Facebook or even with one another. Conceivably, one could be active on all of them. But then we may bump up against a new neurological limit: the maximum number of social networks that the human brain can handle.
The person who does not worry about the future will shortly have worries about the present.
Just for perspective, Yahoo paid $35 million for Flickr.
The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.
B.F. Skinner - Behaviourist and inventor.
Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can’t see where it keeps its brain.
J.K. Rowling - Author.
It took AOL 9 years to reach one million users. It took Facebook 9 months to reach one million users. It took Draw Something 9 days to reach one million users.
Much like walking through a dark forest with a flashlight, the future only comes into focus a short distance in front of us. So how do we create a brighter flashlight?
Thomas Frey, Futurist.
To predict the future, look at what really smart people are doing for fun.
Tim O’Reilly, Futurist and founder of O’Reilly Media.